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Attacks on the Press   |   Syria

Attacks on the Press: On Syria's Front Lines, Dangers from All Sides

A hard slog with low-life smugglers is a small price for avoiding Syrian forces. By Paul Wood

(AFP/Joseph Eid)

Alerts   |   Egypt

Egypt instigates media blackout, police target journalists

Plainclothes police chase what Reuters says is unidentified foreign journalist today in Cairo. (Reuters /Goran Tomasevic )

New York, January 28, 2011--Egyptian authorities have taken unprecedented measures to block media coverage of widespread protests against the government, which are on their fourth day. CPJ condemns Cairo's news blackout and calls for authorities to immediately restore Internet and mobile phone services, end the targeting of the press, and allow media to conduct their work freely. 

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